Intern - Information Systems & Communication Technology, Beijing
Organization: ESCAP - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
City: Beijing, China
Office: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
agricultural engineering agricultural mechanization agricultural productivity communication technology english language human resources human rights humanitarian law information and communications technology information systems internship poverty reduction regional cooperation regional development research and development social development technical cooperation unpaid
Closing date: Friday, 31 August 2018
Posting Title: INTERN - INFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN - INFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Department/ Office: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Duty Station: BEIJING
Posting Period: 5 March 2018-31 August 2018
Job Opening number: 18-IST-ESCAP-94059-J-BEIJING (O)
Staffing Exercise ID: N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Organizational Setting and Reporting
The mandate of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is to promote regional cooperation for inclusive economic and social development in the Asian and Pacific region. ESCAP’s role as a regional development arm of the United Nations Secretariat is to support its membership, through its analytical, normative and technical cooperation, to respond to the development priorities and changing needs of the Asian and Pacific region.
The United Nations Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (CSAM) is a regional institute under ESCAP. The objectives of the Centre are to enhance technical cooperation among the members and associate members of ESCAP as well as other interested States Members of the United Nations, through extensive exchange of information and sharing of social-economically and environmentally viable machinery and technology, and to promote research and development and extension of agricultural engineering, including machinery and rural industry for agricultural productivity gains and poverty reduction in the region.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
The minimum duration of an internship is two months. This period can be extended up to a total period of six months.
Interns will work under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.